11 days in New England Itinerary

11 days in New England Itinerary

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11 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Madison
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Rockport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Wells
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rockport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Brimfield
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Madison

Madison ©
Madison is a town in the southeastern corner of New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, occupying a central location on Connecticut's Long Island Sound shoreline. You've now added Hammonasset Beach State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Hammonasset Beach State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Madison holiday planner .

Washington DC to Madison is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in August; daily highs in Madison reach 79°F and lows reach 63°F. You will leave for Newport on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Madison

Beaches Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lizzie Borden House as well as Marble House. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then stop by Thames Glass. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Thames Street, then steep yourself in history at Marble House, and then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Newport travel planner.

Getting from Madison to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Rockport.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Lizzie Borden House
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House

1
night
Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 5th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Good Harbor Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rockport day trip planning site .

You can drive from Newport to Rockport in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rockport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 6th (Tue), you're off toWells.

Things to do in Rockport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Good Harbor Beach
Highlights from your plan
Good Harbor Beach ©
Good Harbor Beach

2
nights
Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Wells Beach and Perkins Cove.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Wells road trip website .

You can drive from Rockport to Wells in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Rockport in August, plan for little chillier nights in Wells, with lows around 54°F. On the 8th (Thu), you're off toRockport.

Things to do in Wells

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Perkins Cove
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Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

2
nights
Rockport

Rockport ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Crane Beach. On the next day, examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, take an in-depth tour of Witch House, and then stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rockport trip planner .

You can drive from Wells to Rockport in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wells in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rockport, with lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Brimfield.

Things to do in Rockport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Salem, Crane Beach
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Crane Beach ©
Crane Beach
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum
Old Burying Point Cemetery ©
Old Burying Point Cemetery

1
night
Brimfield

Brimfield
Brimfield is a town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Brimfield road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rockport to Brimfield takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Brimfield can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. You will leave for Salem on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Brimfield

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Trails

1
night
Salem

Salem
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Salem route planner.

You can drive from Brimfield to Salem in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Salem are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. On the 12th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Outdoors Tours

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